Carmen Jones

Musical

Writers: Oscar Hammerstein II Georges Bizet

Overview

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Category
Musical
Number of Acts
2
Genres
Drama, Romance
Cast Size
large
Casting Notes
Mostly male cast
Includes young adult, adult, late teen, mature adult characters

Synopsis

In a Southern town during World War II, parachute maker Carmen Jones successfully seduces a soldier named Joe away from his fiancé. Soon, Carmen loses interest in Joe when she meets Husky Miller, a successful prize fighter. On the night of Husky's big fight Joe ends up stabbing Carmen to death in a fit of jealousy.

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